What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

25
JAN
Andy White
The Half Moon at Putney

Singer‐songwriter Andy White carries a 12‐string guitar under his arm and wears his particular brand of Irish charm on his sleeve. With the political edge of Billy Bragg the romance of David Gray and the Celtic lyricism of the Waterboys Andy is…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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25
JAN
Australia Day Party
Bloomsbury Lanes

Come down for a boozy afternoon enjoying the finest Aussie food and bev Coopers Pale Ale Sausage Rolls Lamingtons and a classic Sausage Sizzle.£50 bar tabs to be won. Best dressed competition. The hottest Aussies DJs and Live Bands performing all nightTen…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02071 831979
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25
JAN
EQUUS by Peter Shaffer
Hampton Hill Playhouse

Teddington Theatre Club;s new season begins with Peter Shaffers electrifying contemporary masterpiece EQUUS.When disturbed youth Alan Strang blinds six horses with a spike psychiatrist Martin Dysart seeks to find out why but soon begins to question his own sanity and purpose.…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08458 387529
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25
JAN
Giant Car Boot Sale
Queensmead school

Busy well established event . Widely advertised . And back by popular demand. Set up time 7am .Public admission £2 before 8am . £1 8am till 10am . 50p 10am till close . Sellers information . indoor…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 02085 614517
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25
JAN
T Rextasy I Love to Boogie
Watford Colosseum

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTSI LOVE TO BOOGIE WITH TREXTASYIn 1973 a record was released which would bridge the generation gap and become a rock anthem to both young and old ‐ 20th Century Boy was written and composed by Marc Bolan who with…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08450 753993
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25
JAN
Cirque du Soleil Kooza
Royal Albert Hall

Cirque du Soleil Kooza at Royal Albert Hall in London on Sunday 25 January 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Ghost Stories
Arts Theatre London

Ghost Stories at Arts Theatre London in London on Sunday 25 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Ghost Stories live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JAN
Jersey Boys
Piccadilly Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Matilda the Musical
Cambridge Theatre

The enchanting story of Matilda has been colorfully recreated into a 5 star musical by Dennis Kelly and musiciancomedian Tim Minchin. The original story was written by the brunt British author Road Dahl and now…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Matt Goss
London Palladium

Matt Goss at London Palladium in London on Sunday 25 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Matt Goss tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JAN
Stewart Lee
Leicester Square Theatre

As the acclaimed writer and comedian prepares for his second BAFTA nominated BBC Series STEWART LEES COMEDY VEHICLE Stewart Lee presents a vegetable stew of new work with insights into his extensive work for charity…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Stomp
Ambassadors Theatre

Stomp is a percussion theatre company that employs day to day tools and objects as well as the body itself to create various sounds that complement modern stage movement. The tools used for the show…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
The Commitments
Palace Theatre

Featuring soul classics Night Train Try A Little Tenderness In The Midnight Hour Papa Was A Rolling Stone Save Me Mustang Sally and many more – The Commitments is now live on stage for the…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
The Lion King
Lyceum

The musical The Lion King brings to life the story of young Simbas challenge to fulfil his destiny as king of the lions and defeat his tyrannical uncle in the process.The show features the enchanting…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
The Play That Goes Wrong
Duchess Theatre London

The Play That Goes Wrong at Duchess Theatre London in London on Sunday 25 January 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Play That Goes Wrong tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Thriller Live
Lyric Theatre

Thriller Live is a concert‐style show commemorating the work of the indisputable King of Pop Michael Jackson paying homage to a phenomenal career spanning 40 years.All the very best songs are sung by six singers…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JAN
Treasure Island
Olivier Theatre (National Theatre)

Treasure Island at Olivier Theatre National Theatre in London on Sunday 25 January 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
JAN
Australia Day
Belushi's

On Monday 26th January 2014 we invite you to come and celebrate at the biggest Australia Day party at Belushis.What have we got for you this year‐Bundy Rum & Aussie Beer‐Loads of drink specials including pitchers of Fosters and Snakies‐ …

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02087 350270
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26
JAN
Australia Day - Pub Crawl
Verve Bar

Start Australia Day the right way & dont miss out this epic Saturday into Monday session ‐ head out on a bar crawl through some of the biggest and most popular bars of the West End and celebrate in true 1 Big…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07792 659005
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26
JAN
Australia Day at Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba

Celebrate Australia Day in London with a brilliant night of stand up comedy. Book tickets to see a line‐up of the best comedians from Australia with a fantastic club night afterwards.This years show features Time Out Comedy Award winner Felicity Ward Melbourne…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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26
JAN
Customer Experience Management in Telecoms Global
Park Plaza Victoria

Being able to deliver a seamless customer experience in an increasingly joined‐up multi‐channel world has become the top priority for operators.To discover how to tackle this you should join 250 CEM leaders from across the globe who will come together at CEM…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02073 689506
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26
JAN
Dane Baptiste 'Citizen Dane'
The Soho Theatre

Nominated for the prestigious Fosters Newcomer award at 2014s Edinburgh Fringe Danes debut show garnered phenomenal reviews becoming one of the must‐see shows of the year. Now Londoners get the chance to see the comical genius Edinburgh Festival Mag in action as…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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26
JAN
Dane Baptiste - Citizen Dane
Soho Theatre

Dane Baptiste brings his much‐hyped debut show Citizen Dane to London for a limited run at Soho Theatre. Nominated for the prestigious Fosters Newcomer award at 2014s Edinburgh Fringe Danes debut show garnered phenomenal reviews becoming one of the must‐see shows of…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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26
JAN
FREE taster session at the Welwyn Garden City Roc
Sports Hall

The local Welwyn Garden City choir is run by singerpianist Pippa Gearing. The choir is for all ages and all the local Hertfordshire branches of Rock Choir like ours come together to do incredible events like the 20000 seat O2 Arena and…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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26
JAN
Fuzzy Logic Mondays
Oceana Watford

Get yourself down to Oceana Watford for FUZZY LOGIC MONDAYS Expect all of the crazy with cheap drinks crackin stage games competitions CELEBRITY guests wild weekly themes and your favourite tunes Kicking off the term expect massive prizes with the CHICKEN NUGGET…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01923 239848
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26
JAN
International Armoured Vehicles XV
Twickenham Stadium

We welcome you to join us as at IAV XV to:Join the largest annual and international gathering of armoured mobility experts to develop and share your organisations capability knowledge and project management expertise within the largest group of targeted prospective partners anywhere…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 689737
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26
JAN
LNG Bunkering Summit
IQPC

Aligning the LNG business case for ports shipping operators and LNG providers.Join us for the upcoming 3rd Annual LNG Bunkering Summit where LNG pioneers from ports ship operators suppliers producers and technology providers will gather to discuss the obstacles facing both the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 44(0)2070 361300
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26
JAN
Telecoms Fraud & Revenue Assurance
IQPC

Establish how to identify monitor and reduce fraud risks while boosting and securing revenue with the telecoms industry.With increasing pressure to decrease revenue leakage and prevent fraud due to the latest innovations in new services emphasis is being put on identifying efficient…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 689315
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26
JAN
The Boxtrolls Big Recycling Week Challenge
Schools Nationwide

Hold on to the Christmas recycling and encourage local schools to join in the fun this January Universal Pictures UK and environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy have partnered to create The Big Boxtrolls Recycling Week Challenge with the adorable rubbish collecting movie…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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26
JAN
Andrea Chnier
Royal Opera House

Andrea Chnier at Royal Opera House in London on Monday 26 January 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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